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‘We are the nobodies': youth violence, marginality and social cleansing in Colombia

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Colombia’s ‘transition to peace’ faces various challenges. One is the activity of drug- related criminal organisations, which use adolescents to carry out low-level tasks. Based on 18 months of ethnographic fieldwork, this thesis explores the lives and perspectives of a group of adolescents who are starting to engage in criminal activities and the violence associated with them in the town of San Carlos and in the close-by city Medellín. Informal conversations with these youths and regular ...

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SSD
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Law
Sub department:
Socio-Legal Studies Centre
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2019-12-13

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